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Jay-Z mimics Rocky at Philly Made In America fest

September 3, 2012 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

Jay-Z performs at the “Made In America” music festival on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, in Philadelphia, PA. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jay-Z’s entrance said it all: He bounced up and down on top of the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, mimicking Rocky before he took the stage in front of [&hellip...

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GOP tries to portray Biden as governing liability

September 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign stop at the United Auto Workers Local 1714 Union Hall, Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, in Lordstown, Ohio. (AP Photo/Mark Stahl) CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Republicans have a new rhetorical punching bag: Vice President...

Texas pilot killed in Iowa air show crash

September 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this June 19, 2012, photo, Air Show pilot Glenn Smith, 58, of Frisco, moves his MiG-17 out of storage at the Historic Aviation Memorial Museum hangar in Tyler, Texas. Smith died, Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, when his plane crashed during an air show in eastern...

Son says author Richard Bach improving

September 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this Friday, Aug. 31, 2012 photo provided by the Journal of the San Juan Islands, the plane piloted by author Richard Bach lies overturned after crashing in a field, in Friday Harbor, Wash. Bach, the author of the 1970s best-selling novella “Jonathan...

Mormons praise Romney for spotlighting the faith

September 3, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and his wife Ann, leave the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints after services on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012 in Wofeboro, N.H. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WOLFEBORO, N.H. (AP) —...

Proud PSU fans show strength, support; Lions lose

September 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Penn State head coach Bill O’Brien walks off the field after an NCAA college football game against Ohio at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pa., Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012. Ohio won 24-14. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — They came to...

Legendary songwriter Hal David dies in LA at 91

September 1, 2012 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this June 16, 2011 file photo, Hal David arrives at the 42nd Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Awards in New York. David, who along with partner Burt Bacharach penned dozens of top 40 hits for a variety of recording artists in the 1960s and...

Decision not to charge Ariz. sheriff isn't the end

September 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, talks with Media members Friday night Aug. 31, 2012 at his offices in downtown Phoenix. Federal authorities said Friday that they’re closing their abuse-of-power investigation into Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio...

Ale to the chief: White House releases beer recipe

September 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this July 5, 2012 file photo, President Barack Obama has a beer as he talks with patrons as he stops for a beer at Ziggy’s Pub and Restaurant in Amherst, Ohio. Obama and his team frequently talk about the president’s fondness for...

AP Photos: Scenes from the Paralympics

September 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Cuba’s Yunidis Castillo celebrates after winning the women’s 200m T46 final race at the 2012 Paralympics in London, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis) The images are inspiring as athletes from around the globe show their...